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Native Sun News Today: Homeless veterans in South Dakota share their stories
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Native Sun News Today: Homeless veterans in South Dakota share their stories (November 14, 2017)
Even with the United States’ large military budget, we cannot seem to properly care for our veterans.

Suquamish Tribe looks to address homelessness on reservation with tiny houses
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Suquamish Tribe looks to address homelessness on reservation with tiny houses (September 21, 2017)
The Suquamish Tribe is taking a unique approach to homelessness on its reservation in Washington.

Tim Giago: Deaths of Indian homeless in Rapid City still unresolved
Opinion
Tim Giago: Deaths of Indian homeless in Rapid City still unresolved (April 3, 2017)
It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek.

Native Sun News Today: City aims to keep Native homeless population safe
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Native Sun News Today: City aims to keep Native homeless population safe (March 29, 2017)
The mayor of Rapid City wants to bring together a group of citizens in hopes of keeping downtown safe for business owners, shoppers, tourists, and the Native American homeless population.

Veterans Affairs aims to expand efforts with Indian Health Service
Health | National | Politics
Veterans Affairs aims to expand efforts with Indian Health Service (March 8, 2017)
Secretary David Shulkin says veterans deserve to receive care as close to home as possible.

Native Sun News Today: 'Haven For Hope' proposed for homeless in Rapid City
Health | National
Native Sun News Today: 'Haven For Hope' proposed for homeless in Rapid City (February 20, 2017)
Imagine a multi-acre one stop shop campus that offers food, clothing and shelter for the homeless, residential facilities, substance abuse rehabilitation, mental health services, job training, education, vision, dental and other health services.

Native Sun News Today: Helping the homeless survive at Cheyenne River
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Native Sun News Today: Helping the homeless survive at Cheyenne River (February 6, 2017)
Each day Adel White-dog smudges and prays for there to be enough resources to help the most economically vulnerable people who will cross her path that day.

Tim Giago: Rapid City mayor points the finger at Native community
Opinion
Tim Giago: Rapid City mayor points the finger at Native community (January 23, 2017)
It seems that we have more than one politician blaming his problems on the media.

Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe opens homeless shelter
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Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe opens homeless shelter (January 18, 2017)
The opening of a shelter for people on the Rosebud Reservation came just in time to help locals stay warm and safe during a powerful blizzard.

Maliseet man and wife lose children in tragic accident in New York
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Maliseet man and wife lose children in tragic accident in New York (December 21, 2016)
The two girls, ages 2 and 1, died after a radiator burst in their home in New York City.

Four Alaska Natives dead amid statewide outbreak of strep bacteria
Health | National
Four Alaska Natives dead amid statewide outbreak of strep bacteria (November 30, 2016)
A total of 28 cases have been reported, with Native homeless men suffering the most.

Native Sun News: Sioux Indian Museum affected by city proposal
Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Sioux Indian Museum affected by city proposal (June 7, 2016)
Were the Journey to be moved to the outskirts of town, to a decentralized site, it would lose its duality of place as a conveniently accessible events center and community and cultural centerpiece.

Native Sun News: Major changes eyed at museum with tribal items
Arts & Entertainment | National
Native Sun News: Major changes eyed at museum with tribal items (June 6, 2016)
Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender wants to convert The Journey Museum & Learning Center into a housing and community support services facility.

Native Sun News: Tribal members struggle with housing options
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Native Sun News: Tribal members struggle with housing options (June 2, 2016)
For decades, thousands of Native American families moving back and forth from the reservations have used the Colonial Motel as a temporary housing option.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe debuts veterans housing
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Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe debuts veterans housing (May 10, 2016)
The South Dakota tribe is participating in the new Veterans Affairs Support Housing program.

Tribes awarded $5.9M to combat homelessness among veterans
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Tribes awarded $5.9M to combat homelessness among veterans (January 8, 2016)
The 26 tribal recipients will be able to meet the specific needs of their warriors by providing them with rental vouchers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Native Sun News: Lakota elder could lose housing due to rent hike
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Native Sun News: Lakota elder could lose housing due to rent hike (December 3, 2015)
As the light of morning finds its way into Carol Hatten’s cabin room at the Budget Inn located in Rapid City’s corridor of poverty on East Boulevard North, evidence of years of neglect and filth are revealed on the stained carpet.

BIA takes aim at housing with new regulation and agreement
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BIA takes aim at housing with new regulation and agreement (November 10, 2015)
The agency isn't typically known for its housing initiatives but a key program helps tribal members with critical needs despite inadequate funding.

Teen admits guilt for brutal murders of two Navajo Nation men
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Teen admits guilt for brutal murders of two Navajo Nation men (September 17, 2015)
Alison Gorman and Kee Thompson were beaten to death by three teens in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in July 2014.

Crow Tribe opens apartment complex for homeless veterans
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Crow Tribe opens apartment complex for homeless veterans (September 2, 2015)
The facility features 15 units to help warriors get back on their feet.

Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges
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Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges (July 23, 2015)
Stallone Trosper was shot and killed by a non-Indian assailant while James Goggles remains in critical condition in Wyoming.

Northern Arapaho Tribe calls shooting of men a hate crime
Law | National
Northern Arapaho Tribe calls shooting of men a hate crime (July 22, 2015)
Stallone Trosper, 29, was killed after being shot in the head. A second tribal member, James Goggles, remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Two men from Northern Arapaho Tribe shot while sleeping
Law | National
Two men from Northern Arapaho Tribe shot while sleeping (July 21, 2015)
A non-Indian man has told authorities that he intentionally went looking for homeless people in order to kill them.

Tribes awarded grants to assist veterans with housing and jobs
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Tribes awarded grants to assist veterans with housing and jobs (June 24, 2015)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe received $200,000 and the Nez Perce Tribe received $154,356.

Students from Tulalip Tribes construction program help homeless
Education | National
Students from Tulalip Tribes construction program help homeless (June 16, 2015)
The students built two tiny homes that will help address the homeless population in Seattle, Washington.

Column: Pueblo student takes to street to raise college funds
Education | Opinion
Column: Pueblo student takes to street to raise college funds (May 18, 2015)
Panhandling was never something Darren Booqua liked or did very often. It was embarrassing, he said. Humiliating. Weird.

Murder charges for  deaths of  homeless Native men in Manitoba
Canada | Law
Murder charges for deaths of homeless Native men in Manitoba (April 29, 2015)
John Paul Ostamas, 39, is accused of murdering three people on the streets of Winnipeg.

Police officer who kicked Native man reinstated in Saskatchewan
Canada | Law
Police officer who kicked Native man reinstated in Saskatchewan (March 30, 2015)
Eddie Stonechild was kicked to the ground and hit his head on a concrete wall. The officer was convicted but the verdict was overturned.

Native Sun News: Homeless Indian man found dead in Rapid City
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Native Sun News: Homeless Indian man found dead in Rapid City (March 12, 2015)
On the morning of Mar. 3 at approximately 10:30 a.m., police were called to the corner of Omaha and 5th streets, near Memorial Park for a report of a man found lying dead.

In The Loop: Rep. Don Young offers a solution to homelessness
Environment | Politics
In The Loop: Rep. Don Young offers a solution to homelessness (March 6, 2015)
The always outspoken congressman from Alaska thinks the endangered gray wolf might be an answer.

Native Sun News: Keeping homeless safe at Cheyenne River
National
Native Sun News: Keeping homeless safe at Cheyenne River (January 15, 2015)
The tiny building is aptly named, the Mustard Seed, because great things have been happening there.

Chumash Tribe donates $10K to Legal Aid Foundation in California
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Chumash Tribe donates $10K to Legal Aid Foundation in California (December 9, 2014)
The money will be used to address homelessness in Santa Barbara County.

MPR: Homelessness still common on Minnesota reservations
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MPR: Homelessness still common on Minnesota reservations (May 10, 2012)
"Housing improvements over the last several years have not led to fewer homeless people on Minnesota's Indian reservations. Researchers with the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation visited eight of the state's...

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